Science in The Cinema: Life Itself – Jan. 12

Come on out to Metro Cinema on Jan. 12 and join Science in The Cinema to see a movie about the greatest film nerd of all time. His show used to be the only way I’d find out about some movies when I was growing up in Yellowknife…

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FREE Admission and FREE popcorn!

Based on his bestselling memoir of the same name, Life Itself explores the impact and legacy of Roger Ebert’s life, from his Pulitzer Prize-winning film criticism at the Chicago Sun-Times to becoming one of the most influential cultural voices in America.

After the film there will be a Q & A with Vincent Biron, MD, PhD, FRCSC – Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry (Surgery, Otolaryngology) and Jana Rieger, PhD – Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine (Communication Sciences and Disorders) who can answer your questions about head and neck cancer. 

This film is rated 14A. 

Science in the Cinema is sponsored by the Arts & Humanities in Health & Medicine Program and the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta.